- Writing Guides APA – American Psychological Association (by CSU)
- Getting Started with APA Style (by UBC Library)
- 10 Big Myths about copyright explained by Brad Templeton
- Copyright Advisory Network – “A community of librarians, copyright scholars, policy wonks.”
- Copyright For Librarians – by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL).
- Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States (by the Cornell Copyright Information Center)
- Fair Use Evaluator – Michael Brewer & ALA Office for Information Technology Policy
- Stanford Copyright & Fair Use Center – “This site is sponsored by Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources, Justia, NOLO, LibraryLaw.com & Onecle. Hug the Pug!“
- U.S. Copyright Office
- Out of Copyright.EU http://outofcopyright.edu Copyright Calculators for the European Union, Iceland, Norway, and Switzerland.
E-books – A brief list of some of the legitimate free e-book websites.
- Baen Free Library – Over 100 free Science Fiction and Fantasy from the publisher.
- Project Gutenberg – Online collection of e-books in the public domain.
Government Websites (Domestic & Foreign) – A small list of government website I refer to.
- Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
- European Patents – European Patents. (In English)
- Gateway NLM Search – Search multiple NLM resources including, but not limited to: NLM catalog, Medline/PubMed, Toxline subset, and Clinical Trials.gov.
- Grants.gov Find and Apply for federal government grants.
- IRS Publications Online This links to a list of tax code documents such as Medical, Farming, etc.
- Japanese Patents – A searchable database of Japanese patents. (In English)
- National Institutes for Health An excellent website for authoritative health information.
- National Library of Health FAQ – Frequently Asked Reference Questions for patients and caregivers.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook This website describes the training/education, earnings, job prospects and work lives for hundreds of different types of jobs.
- Statistical Abstracts – “The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.”
- U.S. Patent Office – Search, view, or find out how to submit a patent in the U.S.? There is even a free plugin that allows you to download and print a patent one page at a time.
- USA.gov One stop shopping to federal government websites.
- CAPHIS: Top 100 Health Websites You Can Trust – Please note, while these sites have been evaluated, “No direct recommendation or sponsorship by CAPHIS or MLA of these listed web resources is implied.”
- The Library of Congress
- The British Library
- The Los Angeles Public Library
- The New York Public Library
Multi-Subject Reference Sites
- DMOZ The Open Directory Project
- Institutional Repository Bibliography, Version 2
- The Internet Public Library 2 (IPL2)
Other Resources For Librarians
- ACRL New Member Wiki
- ACRL Tip Sheets & FAQs
- ICT Literacy (Wiki)
- WebJunction – Where Librarians and library staff connect, create, and learn
- Audacity (Sound Editor / Recorder) PC
- GarageBand (Sound Editor / Recorder / More)Mac
- Shelleyregex’s Podsafe Music Bookmarks
Science (Tidbits not found in the subject specific guides.)
- 2020Science (Alan Maynard, Director of the Risk Science Center)
- Popular Science Archives (137 years, Free)
- Sub-Antarctic Islands; An Educational Resource of the Islands
- Virtual Laboratory (Virtual Engineering / Science Lab Course created by Michael Karweit, Dept. Chemical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University)
- The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) This is a great resource on various writing styles and how to write and research a variety of topics and papers.
- Style Manual : University of Minnesota Another great resource to help you write and edit your work. I especially like their section on language usage.